Jim Ott

A bill currently in the Wisconsin legislature is a good piece of legislation, but unfortunately a symbolic effort. Four Republican legislators have bucked their party’s leadership to do what’s best for the average citizen and the state’s ec... more

Mar 21, 2017 2:36 PM Issue of the Week 2 Comments

As the saying goes, you can’t beat somebody with nobody.It seems that Democrats are taking that to heart this election season and are even running more

Oct 8, 2014 1:02 AM News Features 8 Comments

After beginning my reporting career under an editor I considered unnaturally obsessed with the day's weather... more

Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 4 Comments

The state Legislature is planning to meet only one day this month. But on that one day—Tuesday, Sept. 13—they attempted to block campaign finance disclosure rules that would shed light on who, exactly, is donating to shadowy, anonymous spe... more

Sep 21, 2011 12:00 AM News Features 2 Comments